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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Aug 14, 2015 03:08 PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- It would be easy for Kurt Line to mentally kill the corn crop this year. The farmer saw prolonged wet conditions early in the season that drastically reduced yield potential in the corn fields he farms in north west Indiana. He remains somewhat optimistic about soybean yields, but also knows what happens in his fields are but a drop in the proverbial yield bucket.

To avoid a myopic view of the yield picture, Line and his father, Elwood, pack up each August and head west to join about 120 other scouts as part of the Pro ...

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